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Mention the marimba among percussionists in the know anywhere in the world, and Gordon Stout’s name will come up. Hailed as "one of the best marimba players in history" by Young Concert Artists, Stout has been on the faculty at IC since 1980. This October, Stout is off to the weeklong International Australian Marimba Festival to perform a solo...

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Jeffery Meyer, conductor of the Ithaca College orchestras, recently took third place in the 10th Antonio Pedrotti International Competition for Orchestra Conductors.

The preliminary rounds for acceptance took place in early 2008 in Italy, Canada, the Czech Republic, Japan, and Belgium. Out of several hundred conductors, 40 were chosen to participate in the trials in Italy....

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The United States Air Force Band of Liberty will give a free concert on Monday, October 20, at 8:15 p.m. in Ford Hall. The varied program includes "Yankee Doodle Humoresque," a Halloween medley, a tribute to Liza Minelli, Copland songs, a short symphony for band, and Sousa marches and patriotic fare. No tickets are required for this...

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Here’s a sampling of some of the experiences music students have had abroad recently:

Five Cents Sharp, a brass quintet, was selected to be the scholarship quintet at Brass in Frankenwald, in Lichtenburg, Germany, this past August. Besides rehearsals, clinics, and interactions with other performing groups from Germany and...

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ITHACA, NY — Eminent composer, pianist and teacher Elliott Schwartz will spend three days at Ithaca College as the School of Music’s current Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition. A part of the Enduring Masters Series, Schwartz’s visit will last from Oct. 12 to 15.

A highlight will be two public events on Tuesday, Oct. 14. At 7 p.m., Schwartz will give a free...

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